Wigan appoint controversial Malky Mackay as manager

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Wigan Athletic have today confirmed that Malky Mackay will be the club’s new manager, this is despite an ongoing investigation by the FA into alleged racial text messages sent by him during Mackay’s time in charge of Cardiff City. Malky Mackay is 42-years-old and the Scottish born manager had a full career as a defender playing in Scotland and England for …

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Liverpool – Glen Johnson to get a new deal, does he deserve it?

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Liverpool are reportedly set to offer their under-first right-back Glen Johnson a new deal, that is according to the Daily Mirror. Glen Johnson is currently earning around £120,000-per-week but now the new contract is 2-years long and will only be valuing Johnson at £60,000-per-week. Glen Johnson was born in London and became part of West Ham United’s prestigious academy in …

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QPR – Jermain Defoe on verge of Redknapp reuniting

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Jermain Defoe is a player well known to everyone who supports a Premier League club. Those people will probably also be aware that current QPR boss Harry Redknapp has a thing for signing him, doing so on two previous occasions. According to the Daily Mail, the Toronto forward is ready to make a Premier League return in January. Defoe began …

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Manchester City – Frank Lampard to stay beyond January?

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Frank Lampard was released from Chelsea in the summer and to the shock of many Premier League fans would go on to join Manchester City on loan from his new club, New York City. Now the Daily Express understand that Lampard will stay at the Etihad Stadium beyond January, staying until the end of the season. Frank Lampard, 36-years-old, came through …

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QPR better off without suspended Rio Ferdinand?

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QPR’s Rio Ferdinand was hit by a £25,000 fine yesterday but worse than that was banned for three matches because of an offensive tweet. The Daily Mirror report though that whilst Ferdinand may be fuming about the suspension, his QPR teammates are secretly delighted and believe they are better off without him. Rio Ferdinand started his career at West Ham …

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Five players you want in your Fantasy Premier League team!

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Season on season the addiction of the sporting world to fantasy teams grows and grows. A number of different organisations run a fantasy team, offering various prizes and incentives to join and the best way to win one is by finding that hidden gem on the cheap who turns out to have a fantastic Premier League campaign. Here is 5 …

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Ferdinand set to be dumped by QPR & ‘arry Redknapp

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Rio Ferdinand once cost Manchester United just over £30m but now after only a few months at London club QPR, the Daily Mirror believe Harry Redknapp is ready to offload him. Rio Ferdinand began his career at West Ham United making 127 league appearances for the club. He had a short loan spell on the South Coast with Bournemouth before …

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England’s Carroll not interested in Newcastle return

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Yesterday we reported the news that Newcastle United were set to make an offer for former striker Andy Carroll with West Ham United ready to offload him. However, now the Newcastle Chronicle understand that Carroll is not interested in a move back to the North-East. Andy Carroll has had a torrid time of injures since leaving St James’ Park in January …

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Newcastle to re-sign England striker on the cheap?

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Andy Carroll cost Liverpool £35m in January 2011 when he made the deadline day switch to Anfield from Newcastle United. However, despite probably feeling on top of the world, this wouldn’t last long in a dreadful, injury hit stay on Merseyside. Liverpool allowed him to move to West Ham but has since suffered even more with injuries and so Chronicle …

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Chelsea and Arsenal chase 15-year-old, Oxford

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Chelsea and Arsenal are set to do battle over a young 15-year-old defender from West Ham United. A number of outlets have reported the interest with the Daily Express believing both London clubs are close to a deal. Reece Oxford is a product of the West Ham United youth academy, a place with an excellent reputation for producing talent, and the …

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Premier League preview: Featuring Liverpool, Man Utd & Arsenal

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After the distraction of the Capital One Cup mid-week, the Premier League returns this weekend! We have some phenomenal ties ahead including the Merseyside Derby at Anfield and the North-London Derby at the Emirates Stadium. Not only that but Manchester United host West Ham United who will fancy their chances and third placed Aston Villa travel to pacesetters Chelsea on …

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Cardiff City sign Ravel Morrison on loan

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Cardiff City appear to have signed troubled West Ham United midfielder Ravel Morrison on loan. The 21-year-old tweeted his delight at joining the Championship club for the next 3 months. Morrison has been frozen out of the West Ham United squad in recent months and has only made 18 league appearances for the club since joining in January 2012. In …

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West Ham hunt two Manchester City defenders

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West Ham United may be on the hunt for a striker to replace injured Andy Carroll but Big Sam Allardyce also wants to add to his defence before the end of the transfer window. The London Evening Standard believe Manchester City’s unwanted pair Micah Richards and Matija Nastastić are his targets. West Ham suffered an injury crisis at centre-half last season …

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